Curated by Brian Spolans
Allegorical Space features artists who use the landscape as a metaphor. These imagined spaces create environments that act as allegories for our own. Through exaggeration, elimination and cultural reference the images contrast with our present reality, reflecting back and isolating the smallest, strangest detail of contemporary living.
Typically our attention is devoted to human interaction and motive, rather than the setting or background. However, location serves as the platform that shapes our lives. Setting can have psychological dimensions functions beyond the supportive role. Allegorical Spaceinvites artists to manipulate the landscape in order to reflect the inner subjective states of the people who inhabit them.
Drop off work to Ann Arbor Art Center: January 3-4
Opening Reception: Friday, January 9
Exhibition Closes: Sunday, February 22
Pick Up Work: February 23-24